Video Games: Just Fun, or Violence Inspiring?

Photo by Elleisha RichinsStudent’s thoughts on video games are polarizing Are video games responsible for mass shootings? Scepter asks CUNY and other NYC academic faculty, as well as students to find out.  “I feel like what is depicted in video games is very much realistic at this point and it’s a way of bringing out aggression in a nonholistic way. I think what they use in video games is what they use in real life, so yes...

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Earthadelik by Silvermouse: Otherworldly EDM
May16

Earthadelik by Silvermouse: Otherworldly EDM

Earthadelik’s tunes are fresh ones A person’s soul can be seen through their taste in music, with all the genres that exist you get a deeper dive to see what the rhythm is about. Silvermouse presents it very differently in his Earthadelik album through the combination of unlikely sounds to create something new, different and unique.  Silvermouse represents what electronic music is about through his newest album in a form of...

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Obsidian By Syd Silvair: Tranquil
May15

Obsidian By Syd Silvair: Tranquil

Silvair has a ton of talent Syd Silvair’s first single, “Obsidian”, off of her upcoming EP was released on October 25, she captures a dreamy sound that has you drifting away into a state of tranquility.  Obsidian opens with a serene harmonizing synth progression that disarms your emotions. It taps into the suppressed fears and anxiety tucked away in your subconscious, it pulls them into the forefront as the songs build up the...

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Hillel International: An On-Campus Home for Heritage and Community
May14

Hillel International: An On-Campus Home for Heritage and Community

Photo by Aron BindlerHillel is more than a club, it’s about embracing unity For a Jewish student at Kingsborough Community College, the Hillel Group not only provides kosher meals, they arrange praying times, study the Torah and provide an environment for students to relax and mingle. It’s not the only on-campus Jewish program, however. Three groups, Hillel, Tagar and Yavneh, are their own entities and have different goals: they all...

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Skulldigger: Fans Love a Good Anti-Hero
May13

Skulldigger: Fans Love a Good Anti-Hero

Photo by Dark Horse ComicsSkulldigger has the heart of a hero A comic that immediately catches your attention with the art style and the hook, in the beginning, Skulldigger represents the antagonist “hero” who’s also subtlety considered the enemy, the start of a boy’s life ending in a heart wrenching gruesome loss that possibly leads him to become the sidekick of Skulldigger.  The art style is simple but still eye catching, the...

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The Glass Menagerie: A Rollercoaster of Emotions that Goes Perfectly with a Glass of Wine
May11

The Glass Menagerie: A Rollercoaster of Emotions that Goes Perfectly with a Glass of Wine

Photo by Chris LouposThe Glass Menagerie goes perfectly with a glass of wine Austin Pendleton and Peter Bloch’s revival of the Tennessee Williams play, “The Glass Menagerie” is exactly what you need to see on a chilly October evening. Staged at The Wild Project, it’s a roller coaster of emotions that goes perfectly with a glass of wine in hand.  Matt de Rogatis opens up the production, explaining that memory is “sentimental, not...

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